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MissionThe foundation is established to ensure in perpetuity:
- The preservation and advancement of the quality of life in the community;
- The assistance of the community in responding to today’s challenges and meeting emerging needs of now and the future;
- The protection and development of assets, including human, physical and heritage, including but not restricting the generality of the foregoing: cultural, recreational, education, health care, heritage, environmental and other charitable purposes.
DescriptionThe Elkhorn and Area Foundation Inc. continues to attract new gifts of capital and continues to provide grants to qualified donees for community projects.
- Brenda Orr – Chair
- Alanna Martin – Treasurer
- Marcy Rowan – Secretary
- Jill Canart
- Mikey Stevenson
- Steve Malcolm
- Bill Bickerton
- Lana Bajus
- Brent Brennand
Recent GrantsClick the + to see the grant recipients.
|Elkhorn School Music Program – Ukeleles||$700|
|Upper Assiniboine River Conservation District – Apple tree give away for grade 5 students||$800|
|Virden Spray Park – New spray park||$1500|
|Cromer Recreation Center – Hall renovations||$1500|
|Elkhorn Cemetery Association – Permanent grave markers for unidentified gravesites||$2000|
|Elkhorn Elks Foundation – Round tables for hall||$3000|
|Arts Mosaic – Celebrate MB150 mural at Elkhorn Museum||$4000|
|Elkhorn Museum Restoration Club – Restore 1906 Kirkella Church, phase 2||$4000|
|Elkhorn School Band – 5 new trumpets and clarinets||$5000|
|McAuley Community Association – Tables and chairs for new hall||$5000|
|Virden & District Health Auxilliary – IV Baxter Pump for Virden Hospital||$5000|
|MB Antique Automobile Museum (Elkhorn) – Air ventilation system||$10,000|
|Elkhorn Early Learning Center – Toy storage, tables & chairs, lockers, general storage||$15,000|
|Elkhorn Ag Society – Appliances, outdoor furniture for new building and irrigation for new trees||$15,000|
|Assiniboine West Watershed District||$1,620|
|Apple trees for Elkhorn school Gr 5 class|
|Virden & District Health Auxiliary: Portable bladder scanner for Virden hospital||$7,500|
|MB Antique Auto Museum: Surrey bikes||$7,000|
|Elkhorn Golf Club: tee box construction||$10,700|
|Elkhorn Early Learning Center: outdoor toys||$3,000|
|Virden Skate Park: landscaping & irrigation||$2,500|
|Elkhorn Elks Community Fund: bathroom renovation at hall||$10,000|
The annual Memory Tree light-up night and fundraiser is held in conjunction with the Chamber of Commerce Santa Parade. This annual event is such a special way to remember all our family and friends during the holiday season.
The annual newsletter is a great way to share the annual grants and news updates from the year.